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US investigation into BHP Billiton concluded
  • McCullough Robertson
  • USA
  • May 22 2015

After a lengthy investigation by the U.S. Department of Justice (DOJ) and the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) relating to potential


Is it time to switch gears? Enforceability of automotive company employee confidentiality restrictions
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

Given the large workforces and importance of intellectual property and trade secrets in the automotive industry, automotive companies rely heavily on


Why did bhp billiton settle an FCPA case including 7 year-old conduct?
  • Brooks Pierce McLendon Humphrey & Leonard LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

Remember the Water Cube from the 2008 Olympics in Beijing? BHP Billiton has probably had reason to think about it recently. On Wednesday it settled


SEC charges Australian mining company for FCPA violations arising from its hospitality program at the 2008 Beijing Olympics
  • Ropes & Gray LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

On May 20, 2015, the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") announced a $25 million settlement with Australian mining company BHP Billiton


Internal whistleblower complaints raise important considerations
  • Epstein Becker Green
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

The number of whistleblower complaints is on the rise, according to the 2014 Annual Report to Congress on the Dodd-Frank Whistleblower Program, and


Anti-corruption settlement with SEC
  • Berwin Leighton Paisner LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

On 20 May BHP Billiton agreed to pay a $25m civil penalty to settle the SEC’s charges that it had breached the US Foreign Corrupt Practices Act. It


BHP Billiton settles with SEC for $25 million for providing foreign officials with luxury travel to Olympics
  • Schulte Roth & Zabel LLP
  • USA
  • May 21 2015

The U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission ("SEC") on May 20, 2015 announced a settlement with global resources company BHP Billiton over


Insider trading in the aftermath of Newman
  • Foley & Lardner LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2015

The Second Circuit's decision in United States v. Newman et al., in December 2014, and its refusal in April to reconsider constituted a clear rebuke


The Department of Justice hammers away at corporate cooperation
  • McGuireWoods LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2015

For at least the second time in recent weeks, the Justice Department's criminal division chief delivered lengthy public remarks on what the


What states should know about the civil tort of bribery
  • Cooley LLP
  • USA
  • May 20 2015

Click through here for a quick summary of the key issues on the tort of bribery that states, and indeed any victim of bribery, should know. Our